Issue 22.2

13 May, 2013

Dominic Davies

Banality on a Global Scale

Saikat Majumdar's careful and rigorous contribution to postcolonial criticism is let down by its grand ambitions.

Tom Cutterham

An Atlas of Thought

David Armitage offers a suitably postmodern model for the exploration of international intellectual history.

Kirsten Lew

Reforming Beauty

Kirsten Lew considers the cute, the zany, and the interesting in Sianne Ngai's reappraisal of aesthetics.

Shivani Radhakrishnan

Zoning Out

Geoff Dyer's heavily footnoted paean to Tarkovsky tells us more about Geoff Dyer than anything else.

Stephanie Yorke

The Athletics of Poetry

The poet Sharon McCartney talks to Stephanie Yorke about rich reading, women writing, and endurance.